13 killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

August 1st, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS  

Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Thirteen people were charred to death early Friday when four coaches of a passenger train caught fire in Andhra Pradesh’s Mehboobabad town. “The death toll may rise,” said a railway official, adding that the reason for the blaze was yet to be confirmed.

The train was going from Secunderabad to Kakinada when the fire started in Mehboobabad, about 250 km from here.

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